Kelly Medford is a full-time, professional artist who has lived and worked in Italy since 2004. She studied classical figurative drawing, painting, and printmaking at both Antioch College and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga then came to Italy on a scholarship to study classical drawing at The Florence Academy of Art. After finishing her studies she began taking her easel outdoors to explore and learn about Italy through painting in both oils and watercolors. The current organizer of the Rome Urban Sketchers and founder of Sketching Rome Tours, she dedicates herself to working and teaching primarily en plein air in Rome and throughout Italy. Working predominantly through private commissions, her work is in private collections throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and around the world.
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